SUMMIT INVITATIONAL AT THE
RITZ, MAY 28TH
The 2013 Invitational class has their final performance at the Ritz
Theater on Tuesday, May 28th. The event starts at 6pm with a reception
and auction preview showcasing such items as Twins Tickets, a Chelsea
Rowe photo shoot, private lessons, and more. The performance will begin
at 7pm and will include Concerto by Penny Freeh and new works by Claire
Goltz, Makenzie Severud, and Sarah Sneltjes. In addition, we will
present “Keep Moving” a dance for camera piece featuring
many of our former dancers by alum Austen Brown. The evening will
conclude with a dessert reception. Tickets are $17 for adults and $12
for children and seniors. Tickets may be purchased at www.ritzdolls.com or at 612-436-1129.
MORNING OPEN BALLET CLASSES
This summer, the morning ballet classes will be available June
24th-27th and July 8th-25th.
The schedule is as follows:
Ballet Technique 6th grade on up: Monday-Thursday from 9-10:30am
Ballet Technique 3rd-5th grade: Tuesday and Thursday from 10:30-11:30am
Pre-Pointe/Beginning Pointe: Mondays from 10:45-11:15am
Intermediate/Advanced Pointe: Wednesdays from 10:45-11:45am
Boy’s Ballet: Tuesdays from 11:30-Noon
(Please take a technique class prior to the Pointe classes, and
Boy’s Ballet class.)
Costs for the open classes are as follows:
30 minute class $10
45-60 minute class $12
75-90minute class $14
SUMMER BALLET INTENSIVE
The SDS Ballet Intensive will be held August 12th through August 16th
from 9:00am-1:00pm. The intensive is open to students ages 8-13 who
have participated in ballet classes for at least 2 years. Cost for the
week is $220 with $50 due at registration. Please use this Registration
form or pick one up at the front desk.
Our next pointe evaluation will be held on Wednesday, May 22nd starting
at 7:00pm. Dancers who will be turning 11 by August 31, 2013, may be
evaluated. Dancers will be evaluated on a first come/first serve basis
and they should be dressed in their ballet clothing. For those dancers
turning 11 in the fall, please take the summer pre-pointe class in
preparation for your evaluation in August.
SAVE THE DATE!
The 6th annual Minnesota Dance Medicine Conference is scheduled for
Sunday, August 18th at the Cowles Center.
For more information and registration, go to
CLASSICAL BALLET PROGRAM
The ballet program at SDS has a two-fold
emphasis. The first is to
and train our students involved in competitive dance.
second is to provide the West
Metro community with an excellent ballet program-one that provides the
quality ballet training in a nurturing environment.
offers classes in ballet, pointe,
and men’s/boy’s ballet, and we provide performing
through the Summit Ballet Theatre. In
addition, SDS provides an intensive training program
Invitational) for high school students interested in pursuing a career
SDS Ballet program is
directed by Linda
Muir Finney, who holds a B. F. A. and M. F. A. in ballet from the
Utah. She has taught
years in a range of venues including professional ballet and modern
university dance major programs, local dance academies, and nationally
recognized workshops and conventions. For
more information on our
ballet program, please contact the studio.